Agenda Weekday Planner: 14 things to do in Charlotte this week

Agenda Weekday Planner: 14 things to do in Charlotte this week
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 5

Low Tide Lunch Special at the Waterman Fish Bar

2729 South Blvd., Suite D | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | $10 | Details

Why you should go: Who doesn’t love a good lunch special? The Waterman Fish Bar just rolled out their new “Low Tide Lunch” which features a signature Waterman sandwich every weekday with fries or slaw for $10.

Charlotte Podcast Festival

Online | Noon to 1 p.m. | Free, registration required | Details

Why you should go: Listening to a podcast is a great way to passively learn something new. If you have dreams of starting your own podcast or simply enjoy listening, tune in for Charlotte’s first-ever podcast festival. The festival will run from October 5-30 and explore a wide range of topics in every session. Today’s session will cover podcast and show hosting.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6

$5 Burger Tuesday at Dogwood

4905 Ashley Park Lane | Every Tuesday 5-9 p.m. | Menu Pricing | Details

Why you should go: Enjoy Dogwood’s famous burger made with ground sirloin, Gruyere cheese, Worcestershire onions, heirloom tomato, arugula, and bacon aioli. Comes with a side of fries all for $5. Craft beers will also be listed for $3, $4, and $5. Reservation required.

[Related Agenda guide: Best burgers in Charlotte]

Rooftop Bodyweight HIIT with Jen Kipphut

1111 Metropolitan Ave. | 6:30-7:15 p.m. | Free for SweatNET Members, $15 for General Public | Details

Why you should go: Get your body moving and your blood pumping and in this 45 minute HIIT workout led by fitness trainer Jen Kipphut. Class is limited to 40 people to allow for social distancing. Bring a mat and water.

Badin Road Drive-In Concert

2411 Badin Road, Albemarle | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | $100-$175 per carload | Details

Why you should go: Grab your family and fill up the car for a family-friendly drive-in concert featuring Michael W Smith, Steven Curtis Chapman, and Mac Powell.

Cookie Decorating Essentials with SkillPop

Online | 7-8:30 p.m. | $20 | Details

Why you should go: In this class, self-taught cookie decorator and owner of Oakwood Cookie Co, Taylor Whitworth will cover baking basics and tips for decorating cookies with royal icing.

Charlotte Symphony: On Tap Live @ NoDa Brewing

NoDa Brewing Company | 7-9 p.m. | $10 live stream | Details

Why you should go: Every week this fall, The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra will perform live from NoDa Brewing Company’s beer garden in a concert series that can be enjoyed in-person or live streamed from the comfort of your home. Each concert will feature a different group of CSO musicians and arrangements from a diverse range of composers. In-person tickets for this week’s performance have sold out, but live stream tickets are still available.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7

Yoga at The Yard

The Music Yard | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | $15 | Details 

Why you should go: Wind down your Wednesday with a yoga class hosted by Dilworth yoga studio, Be Yoga. After class, attendees will receive a 10 percent discount on food & drinks from Southbound restaurant next door. Class is limited to 20 people to ensure safe social distancing. Bring a yoga mat and water.

Orrman’s Cheese Shop Virtual Wine & Cheese Tasting

Online | 6-7:30 p.m. | $90 per package | Details

Why you should go: Gather around the table for a virtual workshop that explores various wine & cheese pairings. This workshop will be led by Josh Villapando, owner of Assorted Table Wine Shoppe, and Rachel Klebaur, owner of Orrman’s Cheese Shop.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8

Rooftop Dance Class

Metropolitan parking deck | 6:30-7:15 p.m. | $15 for general public, free for SweatNET members | Details

Why you should go: Fitness instructor Orkelle Little will get you up and get moving in this rooftop dance class. The 45-minute Open Heart Movement class is designed to free your mind and your body.

Noel & Maria Present: An Evening with Keith David at Middle C Jazz

Middle C Jazz | 7 p.m. | $48 club seating | Details

Why you should go: This is a line-up you won’t want to miss. Singer, voice artist, and actress Maria Howell joins pianist and vocalist Noel Freidline in hosting three-time Emmy winner Keith David at Middle C Jazz club. Craft cocktails and small plates begin at 6 pm and patio seating is available first-come, first-served.

Crossroads Cinema at Camp North End

400 Camp Road | 7-11 p.m. | Free | Details

Why you should go: Calling all movie lovers. Grab a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy a socially distanced double feature movie night at Camp North End. This week’s screenings include Hidden Figures (PG) at 7 p.m. and Men in Black (PG-13) at 9 p.m. For the full dinner-and-a-show experience, pick up food from Bleu Barn North End, SARU, La Caseta, or Leah & Louise. Guest capacity is being increased to account for Governor Cooper’s recent Covid-19 update. Simply sign up on the waitlist.

[Related Agenda guide: User’s guide to Camp North End, the growing development near Uptown, now home to 40+ cool tenants]

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9

Pet Pop Up

Online | Oct. 9-11 | Price varies | Details

Why you should go: Forever Homes Co. presents Pet Pop Up, an online event that supports local rescues and small pet businesses. Pet Pop Up is perfect if you’re interested in volunteering or fostering with a rescue group or just spoiling your pet. The online shop will include twenty vendors from the Carolinas who make unique items for pets and their people. 15 percent of sales from the Pet Pop Up shop will go to Greater Charlotte SPCA.

Shakedown Street: A Night of Grateful Dead

The Music Yard | 7-10:30 p.m. | $115+ per carload | Details

Why you should go: Head to The Music Yard this Friday for a socially-distanced drive-in concert celebrating the legacy and music of The Grateful Dead. Music will be played by Josh Daniel’s Grateful Band. You might recognize Josh Daniel from his daily quarantine concert sessions, where he plays music to lift the spirits of neighbors and online viewers. He started the session back in March and how now played over 200 consecutive shows. Car-side food and beverage service will be provided by SouthBound.


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